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Thursday, October 10, 2019

October 2019 - Create Your Own Challenge

Hello, Paper Crafters!
This month, you are being challenged by our Resident Designers to create your own challenge by choosing items from the chart below.  You must use at least 1 item from each column.
A good self-challenge would be to use as many items as possible from each column.
Please list the items used.
If you need sketches click HERE

October 7, 2019 - December 31, 2019
CLICK HERE  FOR DETAILS AND/OR TO APPLY
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SEPTEMBER HONORS
Congratulations! 
Please grab your badge.
All honorees are invited to join us as Guest Designers in 2020.
If interested email us at aplacetostartcb@gmail.com



GUEST DESIGNER
Column #1 - image, sentiment
Column #2 - shaped card, die, dry embossing
Column #3 - embossing powder, glitter
Column #4 - pearls
Column #5 - ribbon, lace, (faux stitching)
We are simply thrilled to have Tina as our GDT this month.  If you have not treated yourself to a stroll through her blog, you must do so at your earliest, crafting convenience.  Her work is awesome and inspiring.  She is one of my favorite designers!  Visit her at:
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Returning to Design this month is
AJ (Art Jypsy)
AJ is another papercraft artist whose work is so inspiring.  Following her work has helped elevate many of my design projects and it is just wonderful to have her as a contributor.  Visit her at:
AJ 's Creative Energy

Column #1: Image / Sentiment / Pattern Paper
Column #2 : Shaped Card
Column # 3 : Shimmer / Glitter
Column # 4 : Bling
Column # 5 : Ribbon
Click Here for Shadow Box Video Tutorial
Thanks, AJ!
RESIDENT DESIGNERS' INSPIRATION
Column #1 Image, #2 Die, #3 Glitter,
 #4 Sequins, #5 Faux Stitching

Becca
#1: patterned & solid paper, sentiment, image
#2: sketch #14 from Laurel Seabrook's Sketchy Saturday
#3: glitter (paper)
#4: pearl/gem dot
#5: ribbon
Sheila 
#1 Image, Sentiment, Patterned Paper #2 Die,Dry Embossing
#3 Embossing Powder #4 Sequins #5 Stitching

Column 1: Image, Sentiment
Column 2: Die, Embossing (wet)
Column 3: Stickles, Embossing Powder, Shimmer
Column 4: Sequins, Column 5: Twine, Faux Stitching
Shell
Column #1 image, patterned paper & solid paper
Column #2 die, Column #3 stickles
Line #4 pearls & flowers
Line #5 stitching (faux)


Rachelle
Column #1 Image - #2 Die - #3 Embossing Powder - #4 Sequins - #5 Faux Stitching
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Sunday, October 6, 2019

2020 DESIGN TEAM CALL - ENDS DECEMBER 31, 2019

October 7, 2019 - December 31, 2019
APTS is looking for designers to join our challenge blog.   
We are a challenge and resource blog.  In addition to fun challenges, we are a resource for both novice and veteran crafters to learn new techniques, find out about the latest and greatest trends in crafting, crafting machines and products.

Design Team Requirements
1.  One project per month
2.  Six-month - one-year commitment.
3.  Average photography and editing skills.
4.  Personal Blog/website
No prior DT experience is necessary.  
All crafters are encouraged to apply. (Cardmakers, Gelli Artists, Mixed Media).

Add your link.   Entry does not have to be a new project.

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